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(Luton, UK –01, March 2016) – Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of Monarch, a leading UK independent airline group, this week announces the launch of its apprenticeship scheme for summer 2016.

Having already produced over 700 high calibre engineers, the hugely successful scheme, which is now in its 45th year, is offering 18 apprenticeship positions for this year’s intake.

This highly regarded Aircraft Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme in Aeronautical Maintenance Engineering will see the successful applicants carry out their theory training at Monarch Aircraft Engineering Training Academy at London Luton Airport and practical training at one of their base maintenance facilities.

Andy Mackay, Head of Maintenance at Monarch Aircraft Engineering, said: “I am delighted to announce the launch of our apprenticeship scheme for 2016. This highly regarded scheme offers individuals a great opportunity with strong prospects for the future. It forms part of our commitment to produce real talent to the industry.”

About the scheme:
The four year scheme is based on the knowledge and practical requirements of the City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Aeronautical Engineering as well as the EASA Part 66 ‘A’ Licence. Both qualifications concentrate heavily on the students gaining excellent hand skills and a rounded understanding of the whole of the aircraft maintenance field.

What they learn:
Successful applicants will initially study the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations at Monarch Aircraft Engineering Training Academy (MAETA) at London Luton Airport. They will also receive theoretical training as part of their studies towards to the EASA Part-66 ‘A’ licence.
From this phase of initial training, apprentices will then relocate to one of MAEL’s maintenance bases where they will complete the various elements that make up the City and Guilds Level 3 Aeronautical Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship (On-Aircraft Maintenance – Category A). Our apprentices will also receive on site practical training working alongside highly skilled mentors, who will pass on essential knowledge and experience.

Minimum entry requirements:
Minimum entry level requirements for applicants are to have or be expected to achieve 4 GCSEs at grade A*- C (or equivalent), which will include Maths, English, Science and one practical subject, aged 16 or over, valid UK/EU passport holder with the right to live and work in the UK.

Candidates can apply at
CV’s, emails or speculative letters will not be processed.
Closing date: Friday 25th March 2015.

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